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The Palette of Narmer

The Palette of Narmer is ubiquitous when it comes to Art History 101 classes and textbooks and in my opinion, rightfully so! This particular piece allows the unamused math major in the back of the class at the very least a look into the history and sculpting ability the Egyptians had established as early as the 1st Dynasty. 450 more words

Art History

He was digging for bird-lime fertilizer... when he struck something underground

Sixty-eight years ago a Bedouin villager named Mohammed Ali discovered something that would impact human beings for generations to come.

In the introduction to Thich Nhat Hanh’s book, Living Buddha, Living Christ, it reads: “He was digging for bird-lime fertilizer under a cliff near the town of Nag Hammadi, in Upper Egypt, when he struck something underground. 308 more words


Upper Egypt: 5 Things to See & Do

Southern Egypt is called Upper Egypt because it’s upriver from northern (Lower) Egypt. The Nile is one of the rare rivers that flows northward, from central Africa to the Mediterranean Sea. 347 more words


From Bani Sweif with Mobile Phone Camera.

Manager : Hosni ,you have to go ‘Bani Swif’ to visit our factories ,there.

Me : Okay ,Boss! .. (to myself : I have to charge my phone!) 474 more words


Photo Story

I have been taken this photo while my journey to Aswan City ,March 2013, in Upper Egypt ,where its located 14 hours by train far from the capital Cairo. 75 more words


Dualism in Egypt

Dualism is a feature of many societies, a characteristic that has influenced the political, religious, economic and social systems of many civilizations. There have been civilizations whom adopted dualism in their political system. 950 more words